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Reaching Edmonton Together: 2018 Greater Edmonton Ministerial Association (GEMA) Convocation Weekend

In preparation for an Edmonton city-wide evangelistic event planned for 2020 entitled, Reaching Edmonton Together, the Greater Edmonton Ministerial Association (GEMA) organized a city-wide convocation weekend that was held January 5-7, 2018. All Edmonton area churches were closed for this event and congregants were encouraged to attend the weekend proceedings. The Friday evening program was […]

100 Years: A Little Church With A Big Impact

100 Years: A Little Church With A Big Impact  2017 marked this the 100th anniversary of the Swan River Seventh-day Adventist Church, and the commemorative event reflected the life of the church in several ways. Humble beginnings Sabbath afternoon involved an outdoor service on the land near where the original church building had been built […]


In the light of the imminent return of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Adventurer, Masterguide, and Pathfinder (AMP) Ministries of the Ontario Conference have designated 2018 as a special Year of Evangelism with intensified efforts to share “the Advent message to all the world in this generation.” On Sunday, December 3, 2017, a total of […]

Stephen Matthews Appointed New Executive Director of ADRA CANADA

On Dec. 28, 2017, the ADRA Canada board of directors voted the unanimous decision of the search committee and elected Stephen Matthews as the Executive Director of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Canada. Matthews will succeed the former executive director, James Astleford, who retired on January 1, 2018. Stephen, a resident of Newfoundland […]

Fort Saskatchewan Church Plant to Apply for Company Status

After four years of ongoing mission work, the church family in Fort Saskatchewan is happy to announce that they have reached the numerical point of applying for church company status. Including children, approximately 40 people are attending each Sabbath. The Fort Saskatchewan church plant project was an ambitious endeavour by the Alberta Conference four years […]

British Columbia Conference Session

On Sunday, August 6, 2017, the Seventh-day Adventist Church, British Columbia Conference delegates met for the 58th General Meeting in Camp Hope, BC. Elder Dan Jackson, NAD President, gave the devotional to start the meeting. Pastor Tom Glatts, the BC Conference Ministerial Director/Senior Pastor of the Abbotsford Adventist Church, offered a prayer. A summary video […]

Phil Hudema Appointed New BC Education Superintendent

On April 24, 2017, the BC Conference Board of Directors (BOD) voted to invite Phil Hudema to serve as the new Education Superintendent for their conference, as recommended by their K–12 board. Phil requested some time to think and pray about this call together with his family before informing them that the Hudemas would accept […]

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